14 Beautiful Villages You Need To Visit In The UK

The UK is full of beautiful villages, each with their own stories, history and traditions. They vary tremendously across countries but there are villages across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland that will take your breath away.

The Village life is a precious thing in the UK and lots of effort goes into keeping these villages in pristine condition. Not only do they attract visitors from far and wide, they are the home of people who, in some cases, can trace their families back hundreds of years.

If you’re planning a trip to the UK then these are some must-see destinations to add to your list. There are fantastic attractions in their surrounding areas and once you get accustomed to the village life, you’ll find it very hard to go back!

What do you think? Are these your favourites or have we missed any? Be sure to let us know in the comments!

1. Bibury, Cotswold, England

Arlington Row in Bibury, Gloucestershire | by Anguskirk

Arlington Row in Bibury, Gloucestershire | by Anguskirk

2. Castle Combe, Wiltshire | England

Castle Combe in Wiltshire | Via Wikimedia

Castle Combe in Wiltshire | Via Wikimedia

3. Plockton, Loch Carron | Scotland

Main Street, Plockton Village, Scotland | by George (Digisnapper)

Main Street, Plockton Village, Scotland | by George (Digisnapper)

4. Betws-y-Coed, Conwy | Wales

Fairy Glen, Betws-y-Coed | by

Fairy Glen, Betws-y-Coed | by Stuart Herbert

5. Keswick, Lake District | England

By Diliff - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=8165679

By DiliffOwn work, CC BY-SA 3.0, Via Wikimedia

6. Portmeirion, Gwynedd | Wales

Portmeirion, Wales | by Jonathan Stonehouse

Portmeirion, Wales | by Jonathan Stonehouse

7. Staithes, North Yorkshire | England

The Blue Hour in Staithes | by Vaidotas Mišeikis

The Blue Hour in Staithes | by Vaidotas Mišeikis

8. Portree, Isle of Skye | Scotland

Scenic Isle of Skye | Via Courier Travel

Scenic Isle of Skye | Via Courier Travel

9. Beddgelert, Snowdonia | Wales

10. Castleton, Peak District National Park | England

Castleton Village | By Stephen Bowler

Castleton Village | By Stephen Bowler

11. Tobermory, Isle of Mull | Scotland

Tobermory | Via Pixabay

Tobermory | Via Pixabay

12. Cushendun, County Antrim | Northern Ireland

Cushendun | Via Elevated Imaging Systems

Cushendun | Via Elevated Imaging Systems

13. Polperro, Cornwall | England

Coastal flowers on cliffs above Polperro village | by UK Garden Photos

Coastal flowers on cliffs above Polperro village | by UK Garden Photos

15. Shaftesbury, Dorset | England

Von Paul Hermans - Eigenes Werk, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=18098952

Von Paul HermansEigenes Werk, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia

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